Archive for December 2016

The Blues Brothers Go to College

When my daughter first left for college over four years ago, I fretted over whether I succeeded as a parent and dutifully prepared her for living away from home for the first time. We parents have many things to worry about when our kids enter college territory, including homework, parties, boyfriends, girlfriends, more parties. Besides... Read more »

Confessions of a Parade Balloon Handler

Lorri has fond childhood memories of watching Chicago’s Thanksgiving parade on her family TV set. On Thanksgiving morning in her home, the house was full of good smells – the food was cooking but, of course, the family was unable to eat any of it yet. For Lorri, the show on TV was a convenient... Read more »